An Unexpected Journey to Home Ownership

Sometimes the journey to your perfect home takes more twists and turns than you expected. This was the case for Sharon and Susanne, who worked with the Auxilium Team for over two years to purchase the property they now call home.

Unique Solutions for Unique Homes

Julia and Cole are both young professionals who were looking for a place to call home that would allow them to unwind from their busy work days. They found their dream property in a rural estate sale – but there was a catch. The property they were looking at had an aging mobile home on it that would require a lot of work to update once they moved in.

Top 20 Factors That May Affect Your Mortgage

If there's one thing our team of mortgage planners has learned from their years of experience, it's that no 2 mortgages are the same. Even if, on the surface, you think that your situation matches your neighbor, friend, co-worker or parent, it doesn't take much digging to start finding differences. Since you're not "just like Dave" why would your financing be the same? We believe that your mortgage solution should be as unique as you.

BC HOME Partnership Loan: Are you ready?

Applications for the B.C. government's Home Owner Mortgage and Equity Partnership program open today, January 16, 2017. If you're an eligible first-time home buyer, do you have your documents in order?

BC HOME Partnership Loan: What will I pay?

The B.C. government's Home Owner Mortgage and Equity Partnership program, launching January 16, 2017, might seem almost too good to be true. The provincial government will match the down payment for eligible first-time home buyers to a maximum of 5% of the purchase price, up to a $750,000 property. This loan will be interest- and payment-free for the first five years.

BC HOME Partnership Loan: Am I eligible?

The B.C. government's Home Owner Mortgage and Equity Partnership program, launching January 16, 2017, is meant to assist first-time home buyers cover part of the cost of a mortgage down payment. There some nuances to the eligibility criteria that you will want to keep in mind:

Capital Requirements for Federally Regulated Mortgage Insurers

Just when you thought mortgage rule changes were done for now, here comes another round.  While these ones are directed at mortgage insurers (CMHC, Genworth and Canada Guaranty) rather than borrowers, there's a strong chance that consumers will suffer collateral damage from these changes.